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The DIY UV Post-curing Lightbox Ensures SLA Prints are Complete

Stereolithographic (SLA) 3D printers are becoming more and more popular as of late, with Formlabs leading the charge with their Form 1+ 3D printer. SLA printers are preferred over FFF/FDA…

33cm Tall, Extremely Detailed Bear, Printed on a Form 1+ 3D Printer in 7 Pieces

There is always that debate: which 3D printing technology is best for home/small business use? Is it stereolithography (SLA), like that found in the Formlabs Form1+ 3D printer, or is…

3D Systems’ Lawsuit Against Formlabs is Dismissed

Although legal battles over intellectual property, particularly patents, are a common occurrence within many larger technological fields, the 3D printing industry has remained relatively quiet when it comes to legal disputes….

Screw Threading in 3D Printed Objects Now a Reality, Thanks to Formlabs

Think of the last thing you 3D printed, or even just the most recent object you used. Chances are it had some moving parts, or at least parts joined together…

The Unsatisfying, Stressful Work Environment of 3D Printer Manufacturers’ Employees, Examined

If I were a recent high school graduate looking for a path to future success within the field of technology, I would probably look at 3D printing as one of…

‘It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me’ – Form 1+ Does It Right with 3D Printed Batman Figurine

If I had to pick a superhero who I admire the most, it would probably be the Dark Knight. Batman is a superhero, but he is not superhuman. He doesn’t…

Formlabs Standing Strong Despite Patent Lawsuit

There are a lot of players trying to move strategically around the 3D printing board. And when you mess with the big dogs, it can be as scary as… well,…

WebMD Health Heroes Announced, Receiving 3D Printed bronzeFill Awards: Michael J. Fox, Carson Daly, Martha Stewart, & Others

Customization is one of the key reasons why I feel that 3D printing technology will become so huge, no matter which industry we are talking about. Whether it is the…

Boost the Strength of Your 3D Prints with MadeSolid’s New Vorex Resin

Often, 3D printing requires some muscle on the material side. Strength and durability are necessary in a technology where the designer relies on material to carry out a concept that may…

The Form 1+ Conquers a T-Rex with Museum Quality 3D Print

When someone thinks of consumer level, at-home 3D printing, they probably either picture a MakerBot FDM-based printer, or a FormLabs SLA-based printer. Perhaps this is because these companies are the…

Sketchfab Will Now Allow for the Download and 3D Printing of Their 3D Models

Earlier this morning we touched on an announcement from CGTrader, one of the leaders in the 3D modelling space. As we mentioned in that article, it will be the 3D…

Formlabs Introduces New Impact-Resistant/Flexible & Castable 3D Printing Resins

“I prefer FDM 3D printers over SLA 3D printers because there are so many more material options available,” say dozens of 3D printing enthusiasts daily. Well, we have news for…

Conceptualizing the Future of Skin Fusion in Replacing the Need for Stitches, Using 3D Printing

It is always fun to think about the future; to close our eyes, and dream of a time when technology has advanced further along, making our lives easier, longer, healthier,…

Industrial Drones and Photogrammetry Provide Survey Data for 3D Printable Models

When drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), make the news these days they are typically discussed in reference to military and, increasingly more often, commercial use. However, one French company…

Julien Maire Creates Unique 3D Animated Cinema Using 3D Printed Objects in Place of Film

“Film making is a huge privilege; it’s not brain surgery. It’s art, and art is supposed to be an enjoyable process.” ~ Actress Lake Bell Film making is certainly a…

Austrian Man Creates Extremely Detailed 3D Printed Insects on Form 1+ 3D Printer

Insects, you either love them or you hate them, but one thing is for sure, they are some of the most fascinating creatures on this planet. One thing that I always…

Formlabs Expands Distribution to Singapore and Australia

Two years ago, a startup was born out of one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns of all-time. Formlabs, the brainchild of founders Maxim Lobovsky, David Cranor, and Natan Linder,…

Formlabs 3D Prints Crystal Clear Magifying Lens on Form 1+ Printer

It’s incredible the number of companies popping up printing items you would never imagine to be possible. On example of such a company is Netherlands-based LUXeXceL. What they are doing…

FormLabs Releases PreForm Version 1.6

While FDM 3D printers seem to be commonplace, at least in 3D printing circles, it’s only recently that we have seen stereolithography(SLA) based printers really begin to take off. SLA machines…

Netflix Announces Release Date for 3D Printing Documentary ‘Print The Legend’

If you are at all like me, then you pretty much gobble up any media related to 3D printing. For the most part, this means mainly articles, and a few…

A Kick in the Axis – Crowdfunding a 3D Printing Revolution with $15,748,791.70+

Crowdfunding and 3D printing, they have grown up and matured together over the past few years. Kickstarter, the older brother, and 3D printing his little sister. They have provided great…

Formlabs Announces Their New Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer, Upgrade Option, New Material & Launch of European Store

Over the past month or so, there has been a lot of speculation surrounding stereolithographic 3D printer manufacturer Formlabs. The company had been teasing an announcement for a couple of…

Shapeways & Formlabs Team to Offer Over $4000 in Prizes For ‘Prototype to Product 3D Printing Contest’

Who doesn’t love a contest, especially one which offers thousands of dollars in prizes simply for doing something we all mostly love; designing. We have seen quite a few prize…